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State and labor officials seek 'culture change' to improve mental health in construction industry

State and labor officials seek ‘culture change’ to improve mental health in construction industry

With decades of experience in the trades, DeShon Leek understands firsthand the dark side that comes with working in the construction industry. Leek, who is the Southeast Region representative for the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Councilhas seen many cases of workers struggling with mental health issues, even in boom times like the one the …

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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

By JOSH BOAK – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting officials from North Carolina to highlight funding opportunities and hear first-hand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are doing locally. Thursday’s event reflects an expansion …

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Feds charge 47 in $250 million Feeding Our Future fraud

Two former Minneapolis officials charged in infant nutrition scandal – Minnesota Reformer

A former senior political aide to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and former chairman of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority — named by Frey — were among 48 people charged on Tuesday in what the federal government said was a scheme to defraud the government – ​​and children in need – of 125 million meals. These …

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US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of Venezuelans arrested at the U.S. border with Mexico soared in August, while fewer migrants from Mexico and some Central American countries were apprehended, officials said Monday. responsible. Venezuelans have overtaken Guatemalans and Hondurans to become the second nationality after Mexicans among migrants …

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